Send and Receive SMS Online
Sakari provides a complete SMS online gateway to text people around the world. Take part in efficient online texting with our easy-to-use platform.
What is Online SMS?
Online SMS allows you to send a text message directly from your desktop (or tablet, laptop, etc.) to a user’s mobile device using the internet. With Sakari’s SMS desktop application, you can send and receive texts online directly to your contacts. Have easy two-way conversations and say goodbye to those cramped thumbs attempting to type hundreds of SMS messages from your mobile phone.
Avoid headaches and don’t worry if you don’t have developers. Our team will take care of porting or setting up your number right away.
Send SMS or MMS messages straight from your desktop. You can even create SMS workflows and integrate with other business apps.
When a lead or customer replies to your message, you’ll be able to manage and view conversations in real-time—all online.
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Why You Should Consider Online Texting
Sakari makes it simple to send text messages online with our cloud-based platform.
Text Your Contacts in Real-Time
Text messaging is becoming a more common business communication tactic in today’s digital era.
With contacts preferring quick conversations via mobile phone, Sakari helps you get started with more efficient and meaningful communication via SMS. Right from your computer, you can send and receive texts online between thousands of mobile phones.
Real-time visibility ensures you stay on top of every contact reply and helps bridge the gap between any discrepancies.
Use Existing Info
Multiple Phone Number Options
Our online text messaging service allows you to choose which number you want to text your contacts from and where to receive replies.
During the free trial, you’ll get a dedicated number to test out for 14 days. If you decide to upgrade to a paid plan, you can choose to keep that dedicated number or change it to a specific number that you prefer. Sakari supports text messaging via:
Receive SMS and MMS Online
Sakari’s platform for SMS online offers a handful of messaging capabilities to enhance your online texting.
Don’t forget that you can create special user permissions for your teams and dedicate specific phone numbers to users with our phone number groups.
How to Start Sending Texts Online
It only takes a few minutes to start text messaging right from your desktop.
Create an account
Create a Sakari account (no commitments necessary!) and send and receive SMS online in minutes. Our plans include unlimited users and unlimited contacts—yes, you read that right! You can also add multiple account branches so you can easily organize your team.
Set up your number
During a 14-day trial, you’ll get a dedicated number. With paid subscriptions, you can either keep your dedicated number, use an existing one, or get a toll-free, landline, or VoIP number. Our team of experts can help you port your number fast so you can start texting!
Send texts online
Now you’re ready to send and receive SMS online. Your messages can be viewed, managed and responded to using your Mac or PC, or on your phone using our mobile app. All text messages are automatically displayed in your account in real-time.
Check Out Sakari's Pricing Plans
Multiple pricing options for your business teams.
Receive SMS Online with Integrations
Connect with your existing systems and send and receive SMS online in one place.
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Frequently Asked Questions
We offer monthly subscriptions which start at $16 USD per month and include one free dedicated US, Canada, United Kingdom or France phone number (other countries are available for an additional charge).
Each plan has an associated message segment per country, which can be found here. These plans are all month-to-month with no contract and you can upgrade or downgrade at any time. Any unused credits in a month will roll over for a period of 90 days.
All messaging plans can be shared across your entire team, with unlimited users and contacts. Each plan is on a month-to-month term, with no contract, no per user fees, no setup fees and any unused credit will roll over for a period of 90 days.
At any point additional top-up credits can be purchased to supplement your credit - paying the same per message segment rate of your current plan.
We offer a free trial plan with 100 messaging credits for you to try out. After the credits are used up, you can upgrade to one of our pricing plans.
Any unused credits from previous months will rollover for 90 days.
Yes. Our plans charge for sent and received messages.
Yes. We support two-way MMS (image) messaging in the United States and Canada.
MMS messages are priced at a $0.02 USD premium to whatever plan rate your account is on. For example, if you're in the Starter plan with a rate of $0.032 USD per segment in the United States, an image message would be $0.052 USD.
In addition to sending the image, MMS have the advantage of increasing your available character count limit to 1,600 characters (compared to 160 typically for SMS). Accordingly, you can send longer text messages without incurring multiple segments.
Sakari does not support messaging from your current mobile number. However, you can select a dedicated number from our phone number options— these include local numbers, toll-free, landline, or VoIP.
No, our desktop application is web-based and doesn’t require anything to be downloaded. If you choose to install the mobile app (it’s not required), you can download it from the Apple or Android app stores.